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  Bentley Speed Six Works Team Car
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1929 - 1930
Numbers built:3 Team Cars
Designed by:Vanden Plas
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 06, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 6,597 cc / 402.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 100.0 mm (3.9 in) / 140.0 mm (5.5 in)
Compression 5.3:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 2 SU HVG5 Carburettors
Ignition Twin Spark
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 180 bhp / 134 KW @ 3,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 27 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on ladder frame
Front suspension rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Brakes (fr/r) drums, 400mm (15.7 in)
Gearbox C-Type 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 2,200 kilo / 4,850 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,353 mm (132 in) / N/A / N/A
Fuel tank 114 Litre (30.1 Gallon US / 25.1 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 6 x 21 / 7 x 21

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.08 bhp / kg
Top Speed 135 km/h (84 mph)
0-60 mph 14.0 s

Race history
Major wins
1929 24 Hours of Le Mans (Woolf Barnato / Henry Birkin in LB2332)
1930 24 Hours of Le Mans (Woolf Barnato / Glen Kidston in LB2332)

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